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Ohio Issue 1, Housing Assistance Act (1990)

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The Ohio Housing Assistance Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment authorizes state and local governments to provide housing and housing assistance by grants, loans, subsidies, guarantees, and other means.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,705,528 52.92%
No1,517,46647.08%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 16, Article VIII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Article VIII of the Constitution of Ohio by adopting Section 16

To allow the state and political subdivisions to provide or assist in providing housing and housing assistance by grants, loans, subsidies, guarantees, or other means as determined by the general assembly. The state may provide funding by issuing obligations, including obligations backed by appropriations of state revenues, but the state's full faith and credit shall not be pledged to retire obligations issued for this purpose.


Shall this proposed amendment be adopted? [4]

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